The Mix Tape, Vol. III

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The Mix Tape, Vol. III
The Mix Tape 3.jpg
Mixtape by Funkmaster Flex
Released August 11, 1998
Recorded 1998 at D&D Studios
Genre East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Freestyle rap
Length 75:43
Label Loud
Producer Funkmaster Flex
Funkmaster Flex chronology
The Mix Tape II
(1997)
The Mix Tape III
(1998)
The Tunnel
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

The Mix Tape, Vol. III is the third installment in Funkmaster Flex's Mix Tape series, released on August 11, 1998 through Loud Records. It was billed as The Final Chapter of the series, however, the series returned two years later with a fourth installment.

The album became Funkmaster Flex's most successful Mix Tape release, peaking at 4 on the Billboard 200 and 2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums while also achieving gold status from the RIAA on November 4, 1998 for sales of 500,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Freestyle Over Chic "Good Times" /"Take Me to the Mardi Gras" - 2:54 (Busy Bee vs. Chic and Bob James)
  2. "Here We Go" - 2:50 (Khadejia and The Product G&B)
  3. "Freestyle Over "Give Up the Goods (Just Step)" - 1:54 (DMX vs. Mobb Deep)
  4. "Freestyle Over "Incarcerated Scarfaces" - 2:53 (Charli Baltimore and Cam'ron vs. Raekwon)
  5. "Ain't No Nigga" - 1:34 (Jay-Z)
  6. "Freestyle Over "MGM" - 1:53 (Ice Cube and Mack 10 vs. Wu-Tang Clan)
  7. "Freestyle" - 1:21 (KRS-One)
  8. "Wild for the Night" - 2:12 (Rampage and Busta Rhymes)
  9. "Thug Brothers" - 2:47 (Big Pun and Noreaga)
  10. "Freestyle" - 1:33 (Mos Def)
  11. "Prime Time" - 1:22 (Tha Alkaholiks and Xzibit)
  12. "Freestyle Over "Los Angeles Times" - 1:22 (Common vs. Xzibit)
  13. "Freestyle Over "Ice Cream" - 1:21 (Canibus vs. Raekwon)
  14. "Freestyle Over "Triumph" - 1:15 (Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott vs. Wu-Tang Clan)
  15. "Freestyle Over "Mona Lisa" - 1:34 (Slick Rick)
  16. "Show Down" - 1:47 (Buckshot and Q-Tip)
  17. "Do That" - 1:41 (Cocoa Brovaz and Starang Wondah)
  18. "Freestyle Over "Shook Ones (Part II)" (Mariah Carey vs. Mobb Deep) - 1:21
  19. "Freestyle Over "It's Yourz" - 1:06 (King Sun vs. Wu-Tang Clan)
  20. "Freestyle" - 1:37 (Gang Starr)
  21. "Shake Whatcha Mama Gave Ya" - 2:09 (Lyve-N. Dyrect)
  22. "Get Money" - 1:49 (Junior M.A.F.I.A.)
  23. "Wu-Tang Cream Team Line-Up" - 3:14 (Harlem Hoodz, Inspectah Deck, Killa Sin, Method Man and Raekwon)
  24. "Freestyle Over "Next Level" - 2:03 (Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz vs. Tha Alkaholiks)
  25. "Freestyle Over "Glaciers of Ice" - 2:55 (Mobb Deep vs. Raekwon)
  26. "That Shit" - 2:07 (A Tribe Called Quest and Jay Dee)
  27. "Freestyle Over "Hell on Earth" - 1:09 (Erykah Badu vs. Mobb Deep)
  28. "Freestyle Over "At the Speed of Life" - 2:48 (Big Pun, Fat Joe and Terror Squad vs. Xzibit)
  29. "Shimmy Shimmy Ya" - 1:34 (Ol' Dirty Bastard)
  30. "Put Your Hammer Down" - 2:22 (Wu-Tang Clan)
  31. "Jump Around" - 1:21 (House of Pain)
  32. "O.P.P." - 1:35 (Naughty by Nature)
  33. "Whoop Whoop" - 0:19 (DJ Pooh)
  34. "Freestyle" - 1:50 (8Ball)
  35. "Freestyle Over "Drop a Gem on 'em" - 1:51 (EPMD vs. Mobb Deep)
  36. "Freestyle Over "LumpLump" - 1:48 (Keith Murray vs. Sadat X)
  37. "Show Me Love" - 1:33 (24/7)
  38. "Freestyle" - 3:41 (Busta Rhymes and Flipmode Squad)
  39. "10% Dis" - 1:01 (Foxy Brown)
  40. "Freestyle" - 2:00 (Shaquille O'Neal and Sonja Blade)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Billboard 200 4
Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 2
Billboard Top Canadian Albums 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gallucci, Michael . Review: The Mix Tape, Vol. III. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2011-07-20.